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3 edition of Civil War Letters from a Gunboat Sailor found in the catalog.

Civil War Letters from a Gunboat Sailor

by Daniel Graves

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Published by Lulu.com .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • History - General History,
  • General,
  • History / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8965529M
    ISBN 101847281125
    ISBN 109781847281128

    The Civil War on the Mississippi Union Sailors, Gunboat Captains, and the Campaign to Control the River. by Barbara Brooks Tomblin. During the Civil War, both sides believed that whoever controlled the river would ultimately be victorious. Drawing heavily on the diaries and letters of officers and common sailors, Barbara Brooks Tomblin. Civil War Facts. Gunboat Civil War Facts. Gunboat Information Gunboat Picture.

      Emerging Civil War welcomes back guest author Kristen M. Pawlak. On J , mere months before the Army of the Tennessee launched its initial operations against the Confederate fortress at Vicksburg, Mississippi, newly-promoted Major General William T. Sherman penned a letter to his wife Ellen to describe the importance of the Mississippi River, writing, “I think the Mississippi the. -Gunboat Quilters Fund-raisers for the Confederacy by Patricia Cummings. -Google book search / American Philanthropy / page 74 -Google book search / Women During the Civil War / page -Richmond Daily Dispatch (downloaded online) Ma / Confederate Gunboat quilt patterns: fundraising for ironclad boats.

    The Civil War On The Mississippi: Union Sailors, Gunboat Captains, And The Campaign To Control The River Drawing heavily on the diaries and letters of officers and common sailors, Barbara Brooks Tomblin explores the years during which the Union navy fought to win control of the Mississippi. Her approach provides fresh insight into major. CIVIL WAR BOOKS - (AUTHORS K-M) To Email us at "[email protected]"CLICK HERE. We prefer email - but you can also phone us at: Our mailing address for orders, payments and book shipments is: C. Clayton Thompson - Bookseller Briarwood Lane Boone NC North Carolina Residents please add Sales Tax to your order.


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Civil War Letters from a Gunboat Sailor by Daniel Graves Download PDF EPUB FB2

Civil War Letters from a Gunboat Sailor Paperback – J by Daniel Graves (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ 3 Price: $ pages. Marketplace offer. Usually ships within 24 hours. Previously unpublished letters from a gunboat sailor during the Civil War.

From the Other People's Mail series, comes this manuscript from the past, a unique look at Civil War service Civil War Letters from a Gunboat Sailor book the words of Acting Master's Mate E.C. Ellis. "Barbara Brooks Tomblin provides a fascinating and detailed look at everyday life aboard the ships of the Union navy charged with securing control of the Mississippi River."―Spencer C.

Tucker, author of Blue and Gray Navies: The Civil War Afloat "Tomblin has made good use of several diaries and collections of letters by common sailors that provide glimpses and insights into their experiences 4/5(2).

Previously unpublished letters from a gunboat sailor during the Civil War. From the Other People's Mail series, comes this manuscript from the past, a unique look at Civil War service through the words of Acting Master's Mate E.C.

Ellis. His ship was the USS Fort Hindman, Tinclad #13, of the Pages: Letters from a Sharpshooter: The Civil War Letters of Private William B. Greene, Co. G, 2nd United States Sharpshooters (Berdan's) Army of the Potomac, by William H.

Hastings really liked it avg rating — 2 ratings. Books shelved as civil-war-navy: The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner by John Wilkinson, Paullin's History of Naval Administration A Collection.

Civil War Letters from a Gunboat Sailor Previously unpublished letters from a gunboat sailor during the Civil War.

From the Other People's Mail series, comes this manuscript from the past, a unique look at Civil War service through the words of Acting Master's Mate E.C. Ellis. Although she might have devoted more attention to the Confederate side of things, Tomblin has given us a good account of the war on the western waters for the novice, which may be read with profit by the more the serious student of the Civil War or riverine operations.

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For example, if a researcher finds a reference to a court-martial in a given file, then he or she should check M, Records of General Courts-Martial and Courts of Inquiry of the Navy Department, If the veteran was an enlisted man, look for his name in T, Index to Rendezvous Reports, Civil War, - Explore Perryville's board "Civil War Sailors.", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about War, American civil war and Civil war photos pins. - Explore NSengine's board "Civil War Ironclads, gunboats & trains", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about War, American civil war and Civil war art pins. Civil War Gunboats USS Rattler, a small tinclad gunboat, led an active career on the Mississippi.

Gunboats and sloops were the mainstay of the blockading fleet. They were expected to cope with ships of their own group, while the raiders and privateers preyed on the enemy's merchant marine. Bacon, Edward W. and Burkhardt, George S. (ed.) Double Duty in the Civil War: The Letters of Sailor and Soldier Edward W.

Bacon. Carbondale, Ill.: Southern Illinois Univ. Press, pp. Civil War Gunboat in Pacific Waters, A: Life on Board USS This one has been referred to by one historian as "a dam ned bad book" (Fletcher Pratt.

Stephen R. Mallory - Two letters from Stephen R. Mallory regarding a bounty for recruiting enlisted sailors during the Civil War. Matthew Fontaine Maury - Letter from Matthew Fontaine Maury to Cary, Lea, & Company regarding publication of his manuscript on navigation.

Pharmacist Mate James Monaghan - Minstrel Program. Peterson, Harold L. Notes on Ordnance of the American Civil War, Washington: American Ordnance Assn., 20 pp.

Porter, David D. Naval History of the Civil War. New York: Sherman, pp. Price, Marcus W. "Blockade Running as a Business in South Carolina During the War Between the States, ".

USS Bat () was a steamer captured by the Union Navy during the American Civil was used by the Union Navy as a gunboat in support of the Union Navy blockade of Confederate waterways.

She was also later assigned to carry President Abraham Lincoln to Richmond, VirginiaCommissioned: Decem   Screw sloop-of-war USS Iroquois sailor killed by accidental discharge of gun. 29 January Ironclad river gunboat Cairo steam accident. Seaman Charles R.

Leavett killed. 17 February Screw steamer USS Daylight acting Master's Mate James Corlace killed by accidental discharge of musket. 12 March CWT Book Review: Tinclads in the Civil War Tinclads in the Civil War: Union Light-Draught Gunboat Operations on Western Waters, by Myron J.

Smith Jr., McFarland Publishers There is a logical reason that the light-draft gunboats known as “tinclads” tend to be. Two Civil Wars is both an edition of an unusual Civil War–era double journal and a narrative about the two writers who composed its contents.

The initial journal entries were written by thirteen-year-old Celeste Repp while a student at St. Mary’s Academy, a prominent but short-lived girls school in .In the later 19th century and early 20th century, "gunboat" was the common name for smaller armed vessels.

These could be classified, from the smallest to the largest, into river gunboats, river monitors, coastal-defense gunboats (such as SMS Panther), and full-fledged monitors for coastal bombardments. In the s and s Britain took to building so called "flat-iron" (or Rendel) gunboats. Likewise, my current recommendation for the best overview of Union naval operations on the Mississippi is her book The Civil War on the Mississippi: Union Sailors, Gunboat Captains, and the Campaign to Control the River.